Event Title

Reading: Helen Fremont

Presenter Information

Helen Fremont

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

22-3-2000 4:00 PM

End Date

22-3-2000 5:00 PM

Description

In this audiovisual recording from March 22, 2000 as part of the 31st annual UND Writers Conference: “Writing War,” Helen Fremont reads from her memoir After Long Silence. Fremont also discusses her family history, her relationships with Holocaust survivors, her parents' notions of religion and identity during the Holocaust, connecting the prosecutions of homosexual and Jewish people in Nazi Germany to modern oppression in the United States, particularly concerning same-sex marriage, the moral implication of telling other people's stories, and her experience with psychiatric and spiritual counsel.

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Reading: Helen Fremont

UND Memorial Ballroom

In this audiovisual recording from March 22, 2000 as part of the 31st annual UND Writers Conference: “Writing War,” Helen Fremont reads from her memoir After Long Silence. Fremont also discusses her family history, her relationships with Holocaust survivors, her parents' notions of religion and identity during the Holocaust, connecting the prosecutions of homosexual and Jewish people in Nazi Germany to modern oppression in the United States, particularly concerning same-sex marriage, the moral implication of telling other people's stories, and her experience with psychiatric and spiritual counsel.